Identifying the Common Symptoms of Broken Ribs After Slip and Falls

If you've been hurt in a slip and fall accident, New York and New Jersey property owners and managers may be liable for your injuries. However, in order to recover the payment that you deserve, you need to seek medical attention and document your injuries and the impact that the injuries are having on your life.

Common Symptoms

If you experience any of the following symptoms, then your injury may be more significant than bruised or cracked ribs. Symptoms of broken ribs, which are a serious and potentially life threatening medical condition include*:

  • Significant pain, especially when you take a deep breath.
  • Pain that worsens when you press on the injury or twist or turn your body.

People with osteoporosis or cancerous lesions in their ribs may be more likely to suffer a broken rib, though the injury can impact anyone.

If you have been hurt in a slip and fall, then it is important to seek prompt medical attention for a proper diagnosis. Then, contact an experienced New Jersey and New York slip and fall injury lawyer at Hofmann & Schweitzer for a free consultation about your case. Our New York and New Jersey injury lawyers will work hard for your recovery. We can be reached at 1-800-362-9329 or via our online contact form for more information. 

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